Relaxed 11-Day Romania Road Trip from Cluj Napoca to Targu Mures and Sibiu

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11 days & 10 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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10 nights included
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11 days included
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 11-day road trip in Romania with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Romania at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Cluj-Napoca, Târgu Mureș, and Sibiu. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 4 nights in Cluj-Napoca, 2 nights in Târgu Mureș, and 4 nights in Sibiu. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Romania.

Experience an easy 11-day self-drive tour across Romania with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Romania so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Romania. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Cluj Napoca, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 11-day journey across Romania and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Romania. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Romania.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Romania. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu in Cluj-Napoca. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden.

Traveling leisurely through Romania means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable The Bridge of Lies. Get close to the spectacular The Large Square and the wonderful Sibiu Zoological Garden. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Romania. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Romania has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Romania's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Romania.

By the end of your 11-day road trip through Romania, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Romania and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Romania. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 10 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 11 days of your self-drive road trip in Romania. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 11-day vacation in Romania and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Romania today!

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Included

Hotel, 10 nights
Rental car, 11 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Cluj Napoca upperview.Cluj-Napoca / 4 nights
Târgu Mureș - city in RomaniaTârgu Mureș / 2 nights
Photo of the Small Square piata mica, the second fortified square in the medieval Upper town of Sibiu city, Romania.Sibiu / 4 nights

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Attractions

Cetatea Alba Carolina, Alba Iulia, Alba, RomaniaThe Citadel Alba-Carolina
Parcul Central Simion Bărnuțiu, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaCentral Park Simion Bărnuțiu
Photo of Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park, Sibiu, Romania.Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
Podul MinciunilorThe Bridge of Lies
The Large Square, Sibiu, RomaniaThe Large Square
Grădina Botanică Alexandru Borza, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaAlexandru Borza Botanical Garden
Sibiu Zoological Garden
Photo of Turda gorge Cheile Turzii is a natural reserve with marked trails for hikes on Hasdate River situated near Turda close to Cluj-Napoca, in Transylvania, Romania.Cheile Turzii
ASTRA Museum
Cetățuia Park
Photo of Medieval fortress in the town of Rupea, RomaniaRupea Citadel
Photo of Beautiful view of Sambata de Sus church, orthodox monastery near Brasov County, Romania.Sâmbăta de Sus Monastery
Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
Targu Mures Fortress, Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures Metropolitan Area, Mureș, RomaniaTargu Mures Fortress
Photo of sunset promenade photo at the location called Platoul Cornesti / Somosteto in the town of Tirgu-Mures .Platoul Cornesti
Photo of Beautiful cloudy sunset over Union Square - Piata Unirii Timisoara. Aerial view from Timisoara taken by a professional drone .Unirii Square
Wind Mill
Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park
Photo of Sibiu cityscape with Holy Trinity Cathedral in Transylvania, Romania.Holy Trinity Cathedral
Citadel Park
Mănăstirea Rupestră Șinca Veche
Photo of Banffy Castle - Bontida, a village in the vicinity of Cluj-Napoca, Romania .Bonțida Bánffy Castle
Students' Cultural House, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaStudents' Cultural House
Astra Park, Sibiu, RomaniaAstra Park
Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture, Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures Metropolitan Area, Mureș, RomaniaTârgu Mureș Palace of Culture
Photo of Ramet monastery - Romania in summer .Râmeț Monastery
Assumption Cathedral, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaAssumption Cathedral
Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia, R-3277038, R-11320929, R-91733, R-90689Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia
Reunification Cathedral
Turnul SfatuluiTurnul Sfatului
Photo of Cheile Vălișoarei ,Romania.Cheile Vălișoarei
Cazino
Tureni Gorge, R-91733, R-11320929, R-90689Tureni-Copaceni Gorge
Cluj-Napoca Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaCluj-Napoca Art Museum
Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary
Natural History MuseumMuzeul de Istorie Naturală din Sibiu
The Thick Tower, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall., Sibiu, RomaniaThe Thick Tower, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall
Photo of The Carpenters' Tower (Turnul Dulgherilor), Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania .Turnul Dulgherilor
Potters TowerPotters Tower
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Day 1

Day 1 – Cluj Napoca - arrival day

  • Cluj-Napoca - Arrival day
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Romania begins when you reach Cluj Napoca, where you’ll stay for a total of 4 nights.

Cluj Napoca is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Cluj Napoca offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Samsara Foodhouse - Cluj restaurant plant-based. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,806 customers.

Tortelli Pasta Bar serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Cluj Napoca has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 2,372 reviews.

Olivo Caffe & Bistro is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,251 customers, Olivo Caffe & Bistro is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Cluj Napoca looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Café Bulgakov, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 4,000 reviews.

O'Peter's Irish Pub & Grill offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Cluj Napoca. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,993 customers.

Locals like unwinding at The Soviet. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,778 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Romania! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 14 km, 38 min

  • Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park
  • Cazino
  • Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu
  • Cetățuia Park
  • Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia
  • More

On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Cluj Napoca at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Cluj Napoca, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,719 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Cluj Napoca, the wonderful Casino - Centrul de Cultură Urbană. This top-tier point of interest is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,719 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu. This park has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,937 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Cetățuia Park. This park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,462 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia. This amazing site is a wonderful open-air museum with more than 2,636 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Cluj Napoca itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Cluj Napoca. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Tokyo Japanese Restaurant. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,508 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at GARLIC - bites&tales, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. GARLIC - bites&tales is rated 4.8 stars out of 5 by 986 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Roots Urban Tastery. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 865 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Cluj Napoca and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Che Guevara Social Pub. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,589 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Klausen Pubhouse. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,736 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Shadow Cafe-Bar. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Shadow Cafe-Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,086 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 4 km, 18 min

  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
  • Students' Cultural House
  • Unirii Square
  • Cluj-Napoca Art Museum
  • Assumption Cathedral
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Day 3 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Romania gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Cluj Napoca and visit more of its attractions.

Cluj Napoca has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Romania. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 16,157 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Students' Cultural House. This city feature got an average score of 4.4 out of 5 stars from its 4,473 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Cluj Napoca is the notable The Art Museum. The popular The Art Museum is a highlight of many travel packages in Cluj Napoca. As a matter of fact, this remarkable museum has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from around 1,742 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Cluj Napoca, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous "Dormition of the Mother of God" Metropolitan Cathedral. Take your time exploring this wonderful church and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 2,669 visitors.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Cluj Napoca by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Cluj Napoca.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Cluj Napoca, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

London Brothers is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Cluj Napoca-based food place has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 736 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Klausen Burger is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Klausen Burger proved an excellent choice for around 5,882 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Cluj Napoca is Euphoria Biergarten, which has an average score of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 4,949 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Cluj Napoca, Enigma. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.3 over 5 stars given by 2,547 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Charlie. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.5 over 5 stars by 1,712 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Irish & Music Pub may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 1,594 customers have rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Cluj Napoca and end day 3 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Romania on a great note!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Cluj Napoca, Bonțida, Tureni, and Targu Mures

  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Târgu Mureș
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Drive 202 km, 3 hours 40 min

  • Bonțida Bánffy Castle
  • Wind Mill
  • Tureni-Copaceni Gorge
  • Cheile Turzii
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Day 4 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Cluj Napoca. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Targu Mures, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Bonțida Bánffy Castle is waiting for you. This castle has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,592 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Wind Mill. This unique zoo is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,403 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Tureni-Copaceni Gorge. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,777 visitors, this nature reserve is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Cheile Turzii. This popular valley and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 13,127 people.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Cluj Napoca has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Romania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Targu Mures. In Targu Mures, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Romania.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Bonțida is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Taverna Diavolului, one of the best restaurants in Bonțida. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,839 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Taverna Diavolului.

Locals also recommend Hotel Privo as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Hotel Privo as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,151 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Negro Cafe&Lounge. Negro Cafe&Lounge is another of the most popular places to eat in Bonțida. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,496 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like J'ai Bistrot. J'ai Bistrot is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,001 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Piaf Cafe. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,129 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to The Office - Clubul Presei. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. The Office - Clubul Presei is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 711 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Targu Mures

  • Târgu Mureș
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Drive 10 km, 33 min

  • Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture
  • Targu Mures Fortress
  • Platoul Cornesti
  • Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
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On day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Targu Mures at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Targu Mures, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture. This incredible best-rated sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,780 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Targu Mures, the wonderful Medieval Fortress Târgu Mureș. This top-tier point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,780 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Platoul Cornesti. This plateau has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 9,101 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Zoo Tîrgu Mureș. This zoo is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,928 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 5 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Targu Mures itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Targu Mures. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Căsuța Bunicii. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,255 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Country Pub, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Country Pub is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 1,317 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended La Piazzetta. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 993 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Targu Mures and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular La Teo Restaurant - comfort food & good vibes. This vibrant bar is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 855 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Bristol Bus Cafe. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 529 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is G. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. G. Has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 559 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta, Rupea, Vâlcea, and Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 274 km, 4 hours 25 min

  • Rupea Citadel
  • Mănăstirea Rupestră Șinca Veche
  • Sâmbăta de Sus Monastery
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Day 6 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Sibiu, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 4 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Sâmbăta de Sus Monastery is waiting for you. This monastery has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 10,230 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Romania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Sibiu. In Sibiu, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Romania.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Rupea is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Benjamin Steakhouse & Bar, one of the best restaurants in Rupea. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,588 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Benjamin Steakhouse & Bar.

Locals also recommend Restaurant Hermania as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Restaurant Hermania as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,321 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at La Cuptor. La Cuptor is another of the most popular places to eat in Rupea. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,526 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Music Pub. Music Pub is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,373 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Cafe Wien. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,020 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Supporter Sports Pub & Grill. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Supporter Sports Pub & Grill is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,242 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 17 km, 42 min

  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
  • ASTRA Museum
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • The Bridge of Lies
  • Turnul Sfatului
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Day 7 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip through Romania serves as your introduction to Sibiu. This is your chance to experience the very best of the city and appreciate Romania and its distinct culture and people.

Upon arriving in Sibiu, you can check in at the accommodation of your choice for a quick break. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,463 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star Noblesse Boutique Hotel. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 781 guests, Noblesse Boutique Hotel is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star MyContinental Sibiu offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. MyContinental Sibiu is a top-rated budget hotel in Sibiu with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 4,445 guests.

These recommendations are among the most popular places to stay in Sibiu. If any of these options are not available during your stay in the city, we’ll provide you with the best alternatives. Our flexible booking system will automatically offer you a selection of accommodations that fit your budget and needs.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Sibiu, allowing you to explore the city at a relaxed pace. For example, you can take in the unique atmosphere of the city from the outstanding Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. This protected area and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in Sibiu. The fascinating Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 21,831 travelers.

Sibiu is also home to the captivating ASTRA Museum, a local museum and another popular attraction in the city. About 12,206 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The extraordinary Holy Trinity Cathedral is another unforgettable place you can visit on your easy and relaxed road trip across Romania. Rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,676 travelers, Holy Trinity Cathedral proves to be one of the top sights in the area.

You’ll enjoy the time you’ll spend at the incredible The Bridge of Lies. A trip to this wonderful site will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing must-see tourist destination and attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 20,465 reviews.

When you’re in the mood to experience something amazing, we recommend you visit the fantastic Turnul Sfatului. Every year, travelers gather around this fascinating top-tier point of interest and sightseeing spot to appreciate its unique features. Around 2,205 visitors have rated the famous Turnul Sfatului an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Sibiu, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available on this day of your relaxed road trip across Romania.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Romania. After a day of appreciating the best places to visit in Sibiu, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Ranking high on our list of the best restaurants in Sibiu is Pardon Cafe & Bistro Sibiu. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,414 customers, you really have to try the savory dishes of this excellent restaurant.

Locals love Restaurant Prima for its delicious meals, and we recommend you visit the restaurant at least once during your stay in Sibiu. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,932 customers.

Another alternative is Grădina Restaurant. This restaurant serves a variety of comforting food and drinks and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,707 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Sibiu. At The Corner Factory pub & more, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,000 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your relaxed road trip at Joyme Pub, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,000 reviews.

Atrium is also one of the best places in Sibiu where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,162 customers.

Sleep comfortably and prepare for another day of your laid-back adventure in Romania!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 14 km, 37 min

  • Citadel Park
  • The Thick Tower, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall
  • Turnul Dulgherilor
  • Astra Park
  • Sibiu Zoological Garden
  • More

On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Sibiu at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Sibiu, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Citadel Park. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,594 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Sibiu, the wonderful The Thick Tower, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall. This must-see tourist destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,594 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Turnul Dulgherilor. This tower has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 538 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Astra Park. This park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,365 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Sibiu Zoological Garden. This amazing site is a wonderful zoo with more than 15,956 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Sibiu itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Sibiu. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Hochmeister delikat'essen. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,235 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Leon, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Leon is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 1,405 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Ursus Cotton Pub. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,374 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Sibiu and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Play Off Lounge & Bar. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,039 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular St. Andrew's Scottish Pub. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 865 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Imperium Pub. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Imperium Pub has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 594 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 6 km, 22 min

  • The Large Square
  • Muzeul de Istorie Naturală din Sibiu
  • Potters Tower
  • Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary
  • Stairs Passage
  • More

Day 9 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Romania gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Sibiu and visit more of its attractions.

Sibiu has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Romania. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 1 night more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular The Large Square, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible The Large Square has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 16,200 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Muzeul de Istorie Naturală din Sibiu. This city feature got an average score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from its 1,354 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Sibiu is the notable Potters Tower. The popular Potters Tower is a highlight of many travel packages in Sibiu. As a matter of fact, this remarkable tower has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 468 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Sibiu, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous “Saint Mary” Evangelical Cathedral. Take your time exploring this wonderful church and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 1,446 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to the outstanding Stairs Passage. With a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 336 travelers, a trip to the spectacular Stairs Passage is something to look forward to in Sibiu.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Sibiu by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Sibiu.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Sibiu, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

She's green - takeaway is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Sibiu-based food place has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 180 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Casa Frieda is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Casa Frieda proved an excellent choice for around 5,294 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Sibiu, Naf Naf. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.4 over 5 stars given by 556 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Tango Restaurant & Pub. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.4 over 5 stars by 930 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Faust Sibiu may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 370 customers have rated it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Sibiu and end day 9 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Romania on a great note!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Valea Mănăstirii, Vălișoara, and Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 231 km, 3 hours 52 min

  • Reunification Cathedral
  • The Citadel Alba-Carolina
  • Râmeț Monastery
  • Cheile Vălișoarei
  • More

Day 10 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Alba Iulia. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Cluj Napoca, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Reunification Cathedral is waiting for you. This church has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,168 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is The Citadel of Alba-Carolina. This unique top-tier point of interest is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 34,641 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Alba Iulia has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Romania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Cluj Napoca. In Cluj Napoca, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Romania.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Valea Mănăstirii is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Roata, one of the best restaurants in Valea Mănăstirii. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,229 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Roata.

Locals also recommend Jaxx as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Jaxx as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,258 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Rochelle Restaurant & Pub. Rochelle Restaurant & Pub is another of the most popular places to eat in Valea Mănăstirii. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,231 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Casa Maramureșeană. Casa Maramureșeană is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,549 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Hardward Pub (Hard Club). This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,016 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Shto. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Shto is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 980 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Cluj Napoca - departure day

  • Cluj-Napoca - Departure day
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Day 11 of your relaxed road trip in Romania is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Cluj Napoca.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Cluj Napoca once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Romania on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Unwind and look back at the past 11 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Cluj Napoca or just grab something light to keep you going.

Check out the menu at Maimuța Plângătoare. Dining at Maimuța Plângătoare is one of the best food experiences you can have in Cluj Napoca. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,312 customers.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Cluj Napoca and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 11-day relaxed road trip in Romania is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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